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COMP 2765 - Linux/Unix Operating System Fundamentals

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course has been replaced with COMP 2766. First level in a series of core Linux/Unix courses, designed to cover basic Linux/Unix concepts using the GNU/Linux operating system on the Intel platform. Topics include login procedures, the Linux/Unix shell, file and directory management, text editing, printing, e-mail, pipes and process control. Provides a solid foundation in a Linux/Unix environment.


COMP 1002



This course was retired after the Winter 2019 term and is no longer offered through IZUNA Part-time Studies.

Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Log in and out of the operating system & explain the login process.
  • Understand and explain the layers of the operating system.
  • Access the many forms of online assistance available.
  • Navigate the filesystem & manipulate files and directories.
  • Edit text files using the vi editor.
  • Use shell metacharacters to control command input and output.
  • Manage processes and be able to terminate misbehaving ones.
  • Modify and configure personal login environments.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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